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Course: The Gift of Recovery: 52 Mindful Ways to Live Joyfully Beyond Addiction
by Rebecca E Williams, PhD and Julie S Kraft, LMFT

CE Credit Hours: 11
Fee: $54

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This course, based on the book by Rebecca Williams, PhD and Julie Kraft, LMFT, presents 52 addiction recovery topics and in-the-moment mindfulness skills to help clients cope with daily stress and stay grounded in their recovery from behavioral addictions. Powerful skills are presented to support your clients in changing unhelpful thought patterns, navigating relationships, taking time for self-care, and managing intense emotions that get in the way of feeling better in recovery. Recovery from addiction can be challenging, this course will provide guidance along the path to supporting your clients’ day-to-day healthy recovery and activating joy.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to:

  • Provide clients skills to explore emotions that can impact addiction recovery.
  • Provide clients strategies to change their thoughts to better support recovery goals.
  • Identify three ways clients can cultivate and improve their relationships in recovery.
  • Instruct clients in three ways they can bond with their bodies in recovery.
  • Identify three ways clients can include stress relief in their recovery journey.
  • Use the provided mindfulness exercises and practices to engage clients in improving their ongoing recovery and wellness.

Syllabus / Course Instructions

  • This course is appropriate for CE for beginning, intermediate and advanced level clinicians and addiction professionals.
  • The Course consists of reading the selected book, successfully completing an online posttest and filling out a course evaluation.
  • The book is not included. It must be purchased separately. We have supplied a link to for your convenience.
  • Purchasing your course will give you access to both a printable copy of the test and an online version. Print the test to use as a companion as you read the book and answer the questions.
  • You cannot exit the online test once you begin, so have your answers ready.
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Bio: Rebecca E. Williams, PhD

Rebecca E. Williams, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, clinical supervisor, and award-winning author. She specializes in recovery from mental illness, addictions, and lifes challenges. Dr. Williams received her master's degree in Counseling and Consulting Psychology from Harvard University and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is currently a clinic director at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. Dr. Williams is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego and former adjunct faculty at the University of San Diego.

Bio: Julie S. Kraft, MA, LMFT

Julie S. Kraft, M.A., LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an award-winning author. She received her masters degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of San Diegos School of Leadership and Education Sciences. Julie has provided counseling to veterans and their family members at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System and provided psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups in community settings. In her current position with San Diegos Sharp HealthCare, she treats clients struggling with both addiction and mental health concerns. Julie teaches a masters level course at the University of San Diego and she has a private practice in San Diego.